Resources and funding

Lawson – Children’s Respite Services


There is a children’s respite service located at Ellesmere and McCowan for children from age 0-17.

Admission Criteria : Must have a confirmed diagnosis of an Intellectual Disability/Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Families interested in the program are encouraged to go for a tour before completing an application package. A Medical/Health Information form must be completed by the child’s doctor prior to scheduling a first short visit.

Activities : Camp-like environment, includes; Outdoor Play ground, Indoor gymnasium, movies, arts & crafts, games, sensory, community outings, computers, and personal internet access

Comments : This is not a medical facility. Therefore, there are no doctors or nurses as staff complement. All bookings are first come, first serve basis. Families may book up to 24 days per calendar year. Bookings may be done up to 6 months in advance and are done on a first come, first served basis.

Agency : Community Living Toronto
Contact : Charla Rodak
Phone : 647-729-1639
Email Address : [email protected]
Address : 1712 Ellesmere Road, Scarborough, ON M5R 2S7

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *